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Senior Big Data Operations Engineer

Kforce Technology
San Francisco, California, United States


Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Big Data Operations Engineer in San Francisco, CA. This is a 6 month contract position to start, with long-term potential. This is not a pure development role. It is 25% new development and 75% production support /operations (level 3 support).

Job Requirements:


  • 5-8+ years of experience as a professional software engineer, preferably with experience working in a production support environment; If no formal production support experience, must have experience supporting/taking ownership of their own development work through a warranty program of sorts, supporting/troubleshooting and working with business partners and end users to solve issues, etc.
  • 1-2 years of experience with Data Bricks
  • Experience with Azure/Spark in the Cloud environment; Experience with Real time integrations - Streaming data into Spark (Casca and Storm); Digging into the Data in Azure, troubleshoot different tables, troubleshoot ingested code, etc.
  • Scala Engineering experience (writing code, Batch processing (Scala ETL) for non-urgent data, etc.); If they do not have Scala experience, Java experience is a must
  • Experience with Snowflake or compatible data warehouse experience
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of Kafka messaging and data streaming services
  • Strong SQL scripting experience
  • Strong collaboration skills, working with data engineering team
  • Strong communication skills to provide summation of thoughts/articulate the issues
  • Shell or UNIX scripting is nice to have
  • Python coding is nice to have
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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